Bioterrorism/Suspicious Mail or Package

It is important that individuals take appropriate actions in the event that they receive a suspicious package or envelope, or a threatening phone call regarding a biological agent.

Actions

  • Remain calm and alert.
  • Do not handle a suspicious package.
  • Do not use cellular phones or radio communication.
  • Call 911.
  • Call LVC public safety (ext. 6111).
  • Alert other employees and be prepared to evacuate the building.
  • Evacuate the building if directed to do so by College or other emergency officials. (See building evacuation procedures).
  • Return to the building only when given the "all clear" signal by emergency personnel.

Note: Individuals who may have been exposed to a biological agent will be kept separated from other individuals within an enclosed area until properly examined or treated.